Supports the negotiation of a legally binding instrument.
Luxembourg has attended numerous Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) meetings on autonomous weapons systems since 2014.
Luxembourg supports the negotiation of a legally binding instrument on autonomous weapons systems. At the CCW Group of Governmental Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (GGE on LAWS) in 2019, Luxembourg said that ‘while existing international legal norms are strong, this does not mean they cannot be strengthened’, and that ‘a dedicated international legal instrument’ should be considered as a concrete policy outcome.Statement by Luxembourg, CCW Group of Governmental Experts on LAWS, 27 March 2019, … Continue reading In September 2021, in a joint submission to the Chair of the GGE on LAWS with a number of other states, Luxembourg stated that ‘the ceding of human control, agency, responsibility and intent in decisions on the application of force to algorithms and computer-controlled processes poses fundamental ethical concerns.’Submission by Austria, Brazil, Chile, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico and New Zealand to the Chair of the CCW GGE on LAWS, September 2021, … Continue reading
|↑1||Statement by Luxembourg, CCW Group of Governmental Experts on LAWS, 27 March 2019, https://conf.unog.ch/digitalrecordings/index.html?guid=public/61.0500/D438BEC1-48F6-4116-BEE5-1A44BE7EBC19_10h09&position=8786|
|↑2||Submission by Austria, Brazil, Chile, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico and New Zealand to the Chair of the CCW GGE on LAWS, September 2021, https://reachingcriticalwill.org/images/documents/Disarmament-fora/ccw/2021/gge/documents/Austria-et-al_sept.pdf|